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HELLO

​COME AS YOU ARE

Vista Buddhist Temple is a Shin Buddhist,

non-monastic, family-friendly temple. Whether you are temple members, dharma friends, or seekers passing through on your journey, take a minute to see what we offer, and know that you have already arrived.

WHAT WE OFFER

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SERVICES

The temple has reopened and we hope that you join us in person for services most Sundays at 10am. Services are hybrid and are also available simultaneously over Zoom.

 

Visit the Events & Calendars page to view the service schedule. 

(Masks are available if you feel more comfortable wearing one during service.)

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DHARMA SCHOOL

Our Dharma School welcomes K-12 students, both visiting and temple families. Currently the Dharma School meets at the temple twice a month on Sundays at 11 a.m. following service. Our teachers engage students through discussions, activities and crafts. For more information please send an email to vbtdharmaschool@gmail.com.

Meditation

MEDITATION SERVICES

Meditation Services are held every Wednesday evening at 7:00pm over Zoom. These are open to the public as well as temple members. For more information please contact the temple office at vbt@vbtemple.org or call

(760) 941-8800.

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DHARMA STUDY

  Classes and talks on Buddhism are hosted throughout the year. Visit the Events & Calendars page to view upcoming classes.

To learn more about Buddhist history and practice from a Shin perspective, visit Everyday Buddhist, an independent, immersive, & self-paced online collection of courses, live chats, & blogs, crafted to deepen Buddhist understanding for everyone. Interested in a subscription? Sign up here and a donation will be made to Vista Buddhist Temple.  

Upcoming Events

  • Dharma Service - Hybrid
    Dharma Service - Hybrid
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, May 19
    Vista Buddhist Temple
    May 19, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Vista Buddhist Temple, 150 Cedar Rd # B, Vista, CA 92083, USA
    May 19, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Vista Buddhist Temple, 150 Cedar Rd # B, Vista, CA 92083, USA
    Join Vista Buddhist Temple's Sunday Dharma service, which includes chanting, a dharma message, and an opportunity for discussion. Join us in person or contact the temple at vbt@vbtemple.org for Zoom info.
  • Dharma Recovery - Online
    Dharma Recovery - Online
    Multiple Dates
    Dharma Recovery - Online
    Mon, May 20
    Email vbtdharmarecovery@gmail.com for info
    May 20, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
    Email vbtdharmarecovery@gmail.com for info
    May 20, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
    Email vbtdharmarecovery@gmail.com for info
    Join Vista Buddhist Temple's Dharma Recovery group to share experiences, strength, hope, and to learn to live one day at a time from a Buddhist perspective
  • Meditation Service - Online
    Meditation Service - Online
    Multiple Dates
    Meditation Service - Online
    Wed, May 22
    Contact VBT vbt@vbtemple.org for Zoom info
    May 22, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
    Contact VBT vbt@vbtemple.org for Zoom info
    May 22, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
    Contact VBT vbt@vbtemple.org for Zoom info
    Join Vista Buddhist Temple's Wednesday Meditation service over Zoom, which includes meditation, a short dharma message, and an opportunity for discussion
  • Cultivating True Compassion and Acceptance
    Cultivating True Compassion and Acceptance
    Sun, Jun 23
    Vista Buddhist Temple
    Jun 23, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Vista Buddhist Temple, 150 Cedar Rd # B, Vista, CA 92083, USA
    Jun 23, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Vista Buddhist Temple, 150 Cedar Rd # B, Vista, CA 92083, USA
    All are welcome to watch a short film by Ichi Mi,* A Profound Silence featuring Jodo Shinshu voices in the LGBTQ+ community, their families and allies.

CONTACT
VISTA BUDDHIST TEMPLE

150 Cedar Road

Vista, California 92083

United States

760-941-8800

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